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I went to the Maldives. Since the big Tsunami in Dec 2004,
I had not been able to go to the
Maldives for various reasons.
It is therefore 1 year and 11 months since my last visit.
When leaving this much time apart, it is difficult to know the conditionsc


We board the Donny at Male airport.
In order to be most efficient, we travel to the points during the night and should arrive by sun-rise.
Then off we go.

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Without notice, I big one attacked my lure. It seems big.

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Although I cannot be exact as we have not weighed the fish,
I managed to catch an approx 30kg GT from the beginning.

Decent size for the Maldives.

This is the first fish caught on the
D-Cup (prototype)
which is currently under development for female anglers to be able to use and catch large GTs.

Great start for the D-Cup (prototype).

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A Blue-Fin Trevally caught on the D-Cup (prototype).

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Mr. Kaya from Hiroshima also landed one.

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It was approx 10kg GT caught on the D-Cup.

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The first timer Mr. Matsubara also caught a small one on the E-Cup.

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If you go to the Maldives, one must catch this fish! Caught on the D-Cup.


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Caught on the Tobikko123 (prototype) pencil.


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Mr. Hanada of Fukuoka also caught this one.

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Mr. Suga from Tokyo landed this tanned GT.

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Approx 25kg GT. Congratulations Mr. Matsubara!!
This GT almost swallowed the G-Cup (Hair-tail color) lure.

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Mr. Hanadafs continuous catch.

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Consecutive catch of this size with the gShakureh (prototype) lure.

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Mr. Suga hooked up!

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Approx 20kg tanned GT successfully landed by Mr. Suga.

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Also landed this fishc.Caught on the Tobikko123 (prototype).

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Changed color of the Tobikko123 (prototype) and added another!

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Consecutive hookup.

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What have I done!!!!!

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A double catch!!

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Not only that, it was the biggest GT so far!! Approx 35kg GT caught
with a Red-snapper on the Tobikko123 (prototype).


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Another angle as I was happy. Caught on the Tobikko123 (prototype).

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A decent size hooked up.

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Approx 25kg GT caught on the swimming type popper gShakureh (prototype). Its pretty good!!

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Mr. Kaya hooked up!

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Beautiful sea and beautiful fish.

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Caught on the G-Cup.


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The next day, Mr. Suga hooked up.

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It was approx 20kg GT. The low-light orange color is great for the mornings.

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Caught on the Tobikko123 (prototype) pencil.

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A good size GT.This fish was also caught on the low-light orange lure.

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Next Mr. Hanada and I hooked up.Mr. Hanadafs fish was biggerc

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I caught a Red-snapper with the Tobikko123 (prototype). This was kept for dinner.

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After lunch, the clouds came out so I took out my cloudy black D-Cup (prototype) lure.
This size GTs were attacking the lure non stop.

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Mr. Hanada got a Grouper on his E-Cup!!

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Average size on the D-Cup (prototype).

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Mr. Matsubara and his approx 25kg GT caught on the E-Cup (Yellow-fin Tuna color).
Congrats Mr. Matsubara!!!

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Blue-Fin Trevally caught on the D-Cup (prototype).

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Average size caught on the D-Cup (prototype).

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Mr. Kaya hooked up on the final day!!

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Successfully landed.

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Next it was Mr. Matsubara. It looks big!!

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Approx 30kg GT landed by Mr. Matsubara. Congratulations!!

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Successfully released.

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The last fish caught was a beautiful GT.

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With gratitude towards the fish and our successful Maldives fishing trip, we released the fish!


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